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Colette Sue Schlegel, musician.


Schlegel, Colette Sue was born on April 2, 1960 in Hays, Kansas, United States. Daughter of Franklin Dale and Norma Jean Schlegel.


Bachelor of Music summa cum laude, Fort Hays State University, 1982. Bachelor of Music Education summa cum laude, Fort Hays State University, 1982. Postgraduate, Syracuse University, 1983.

Master of Music, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1984. Doctor of Musical Arts with honors, University Kansas, 1992.


Choir director, organist Temple Hesed, Scranton, Pennsylvania, 1984-1986, Clarks Green (Pennsylvania) United Methodist Church, 1984-1986. Organist Church of the Epiphany, Sedan, Kansas, 1986-1987. Choir director, organist Blue Valley United Methodist Church, Manhattan, 1987-1990.

Organist, associate director St. Peter's United Church of Christ, Kansas City, Missouri, 1990-1993. Director music/organist First United Methodist Church, Decatur, Illinois, 1993-1995, First Presbyterian Church, Corvallis, Oregon, since 1995. Instructor organ Oregon State University, since 2002.

Director church music workshops University Kansas, 1989-1990.


  • Other Work

    • Editor: Hymne au Soleil-Boulanger, 1998.


Chair publicity committee Oregon State University Corvallis Symphony, 1996—1998. Member professional concerns committee Salem American Guild Organists, 1996—2000. Vice president University Kansas, AGO, 1991—1992.

Member executive staff Scranton-Pocono Girl Scouts, 1985—1986. Director Skylake Choral Camp, Windsor, New York, 1982—1983. Member district worship committee United Methodist Church, Decatur, 1993—1995.

Member American Guild of Organists, National Music Teachers Association (chairman district Bach festival since 2005), Pi Kappa Lambda, Phi Kappa Phi.


Franklin Dale

Norma Jean Schlegel